Career Progressions

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, has named Mark Tucker senior vice president of enterprise operations and engineering and Clyde Woltman an executive director of advanced programs, defense business development.

Fred Ruegg has been appointed chief executive officer of Elma Electronic Group, Fremont, California.

Maj. Gen. Clarence K. K. Chinn, USA, has been assigned as senior commander for Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. Samuel D. Cox, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to lieutenant general and assigned as deputy chief of staff, manpower, personnel and services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Paul Sinton has been named managing director for European Space Propulsion, Belfast, Northern Ireland, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Thinklogical LLC, Milford, Connecticut, has appointed Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.), to its Defense and Intelligence Advisory Board.

Brig. Gen. Allan W. Elliott, USAR, has been assigned as the chief, CJ-4, International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan.

Paul M. Lewis has been appointed as special envoy for Guantanamo closure.

NetNumber, Lowell, Massachusetts, has appointed Brad Boston as president and chief executive officer.

Capt. Dave Grundies, USN (Ret.), has been named president and chief executive officer of GET Engineering, El Cajon, California.

Rear Adm. Michael S. White, USN, will be assigned as commander, Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, Florida.

Brig. Gen. David B. Haight, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, Regional Command-East, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

Iris Technology Corporation, Herndon, Virginia, has appointed Michael J. Barthlow as executive vice president and chief strategy officer.

Artel LLC, Reston, Virginia, has appointed Nora Taylor as director of contracts.

Col. Shaun Q. Morris, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director, Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Capt. Stephen M. Pachuta, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as director, Medical Resources, Plans, and Policy Division, N-0931, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations/Chief of the Dental Corps, Washington, D.C.

Sabre Systems Incorporated, Warrington, Pennsylvania, has promoted Scharlotte Bagge to director, Indiana Operations and named Bill Posnett as senior engineering scientist.

Catapult Consultants LLC, Arlington, Virginia, has appointed John Kimmins as global chief technology officer.

Capt. Alexander L. Krongard, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa, Djibouti, Africa.

Capt. John P. Polowczyk, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy chief of staff for fleet ordnance and supply/fleet supply officer, N-41, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.